Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 41,682 Show data context 1,108 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 42 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 15,429 Show data context 3,335 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 9 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 14 Show data context 10 Show data context
F: Construction 5,547 Show data context 36 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 3,493 Show data context 528 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 2,477 Show data context 28 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 809 Show data context 199 Show data context
J: Information and communication 4 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 58 Show data context 4 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 80 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 380 Show data context 1 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,985 Show data context 14 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 881 Show data context 13 Show data context
P: Education 356 Show data context 681 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 336 Show data context 377 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 663 Show data context 559 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,929 Show data context 14,462 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 2 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 42,753 Show data context 6,159 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 167 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 15,322 Show data context 9,549 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 60 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 36 Show data context 3 Show data context
F: Construction 5,937 Show data context 17 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,322 Show data context 1,337 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 3,366 Show data context 68 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,277 Show data context 1,212 Show data context
J: Information and communication 67 Show data context 9 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 62 Show data context 1 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 472 Show data context 529 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 556 Show data context 0 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 589 Show data context 30 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,199 Show data context 48 Show data context
P: Education 300 Show data context 1,389 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 259 Show data context 621 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 966 Show data context 2,028 Show data context
T: Activities of households 1,172 Show data context 9,109 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 16 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 35,836 Show data context 895 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 116 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 16,920 Show data context 9,765 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 115 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 59 Show data context 1 Show data context
F: Construction 7,286 Show data context 32 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 4,705 Show data context 1,299 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 4,815 Show data context 44 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 1,234 Show data context 605 Show data context
J: Information and communication 105 Show data context 39 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 212 Show data context 3 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 108 Show data context 1 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 575 Show data context 4 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,052 Show data context 47 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 1,981 Show data context 92 Show data context
P: Education 460 Show data context 1,884 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 257 Show data context 623 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 725 Show data context 2,937 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,124 Show data context 15,395 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 5 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 43,612 Show data context 1,018 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 124 Show data context 4 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 25,454 Show data context 11,293 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 526 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 167 Show data context 0 Show data context
F: Construction 9,848 Show data context 11 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 10,175 Show data context 3,495 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 12,244 Show data context 106 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,016 Show data context 2,342 Show data context
J: Information and communication 260 Show data context 237 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 839 Show data context 14 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 615 Show data context 42 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 1,693 Show data context 574 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 5,340 Show data context 538 Show data context
P: Education 802 Show data context 2,559 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 510 Show data context 1,389 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 2,425 Show data context 4,428 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,703 Show data context 18,254 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 31,808 Show data context 1,113 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 212 Show data context 0 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 24,043 Show data context 7,202 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 1,321 Show data context 39 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 252 Show data context 38 Show data context
F: Construction 8,297 Show data context 60 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 15,845 Show data context 6,022 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 8,751 Show data context 581 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,162 Show data context 2,370 Show data context
J: Information and communication 31 Show data context 6 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,281 Show data context 232 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 417 Show data context 62 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 901 Show data context 247 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 2 Show data context 17 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 8,246 Show data context 326 Show data context
P: Education 970 Show data context 2,890 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 916 Show data context 2,018 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 3,275 Show data context 1,792 Show data context
T: Activities of households 5,686 Show data context 15,005 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 29,924 Show data context 2,121 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 172 Show data context 8 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 31,893 Show data context 10,929 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 2,845 Show data context 337 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 223 Show data context 10 Show data context
F: Construction 14,543 Show data context 222 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 16,589 Show data context 8,951 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 9,755 Show data context 1,165 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,518 Show data context 4,061 Show data context
J: Information and communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 1,748 Show data context 621 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 1,090 Show data context 567 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 16,389 Show data context 1,573 Show data context
P: Education 1,631 Show data context 2,784 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 1,553 Show data context 3,133 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 6,356 Show data context 2,428 Show data context
T: Activities of households 2,030 Show data context 5,600 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry and fishing 15,014 Show data context 1,298 Show data context
B: Mining and quarrying 297 Show data context 10 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 42,918 Show data context 13,002 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3,319 Show data context 608 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage and waste mgt 347 Show data context 53 Show data context
F: Construction 19,209 Show data context 403 Show data context
G: Wholesale and retail trade 19,873 Show data context 10,320 Show data context
H: Transport and storage 10,608 Show data context 1,140 Show data context
I: Accommodation and catering 2,399 Show data context 2,150 Show data context
J: Information and communication 2,755 Show data context 1,064 Show data context
K: Financial and insurance 2,024 Show data context 1,463 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 423 Show data context 217 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific and technical 2,387 Show data context 1,099 Show data context
N: Administrative and support 404 Show data context 422 Show data context
O: Public administration and defence 11,808 Show data context 3,634 Show data context
P: Education 3,653 Show data context 4,898 Show data context
Q: Human health and social work 2,212 Show data context 4,407 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 3,104 Show data context 1,680 Show data context
T: Activities of households 839 Show data context 2,027 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 7,540 Show data context 224 Show data context
Date: Source:
1841 1841 Census of Great Britain, Occupations, Table [1] , 'Occupation Abstract'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 17 , 'Occupations of Males aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 18 , 'Occupations of Females aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1881 - 1991 Census of Population
1971 1971 Census of England and Wales, Economic activity County Leaflets, Table 3 , 'Industry and status by area of workplace and sex', for 'County, county boroughs, urban areas with populations of 50,000 or more, conurbation centres'

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This classification of industry is that used by the 2011 Census, and forms the basic for our standardisation of historical information on industrial structure. The modern data are a classification of workers by their employers' business and count them by their place of work. However, before 1951 they are counted by place of residence, and before 1921 workers have to be classified by their individual occupations. Here we break the numbers in each industry down by gender, but this is not possible with the 2011 dat...


a, only with the re-districted and re-classified historical statisics.

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Date accessed: 23rd January 2022